2500 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY 41014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Holmes Middle School serves 756 students in grades 6-8.
Holmes Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Holmes Middle School's student population of 756 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Holmes Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Holmes Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1123 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
33%
10%
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White
43%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 756 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 10%)

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